Area Briefs

November 20, 2008 Concord test scores top agenda

ASU to present Madrigal Feaste

November 20, 2008 Jonesboro - The Arkansas State University Choirs will present the seventh Madrigal Feaste at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 4-5 in the Grand Hall of ASU's Fowler Center.

Natural gas may bring in billions

November 20, 2008 The Fayetteville Shale - one of the largest natural gas plays in the United States and just a few miles from Batesville - may have an economic impact of $18 billion and create 11,000 jobs over fou

Lyon’s 14 Arkansas Professors of the Year

November 20, 2008 Over the past 20 years of the Arkansas Professor of the Year Award's existence, the 14 award winners from Lyon College represent a range of disciplines and come from diverse academic backgrounds.

Professor of 2008 selected

November 20, 2008 Dr. Tim Lindblom, associate professor of biology at Lyon College, has been named the 2008 Arkansas Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).

News of other days

November 19, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 1, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Honor Rolls

November 19, 2008 Batesville Junior High The students listed below made the honor roll for the first nine weeks of the 2008-09 school year at Batesville Junior High School, according to a news release: